Farmers@Firehouse - Farmers Market
Saturday, July 5
Saturdays in the Strip: 9 AM to 1 PM
2216 Penn Avenue, Strip District
Best Farmers' Market in Pittsburgh, Edible Allegheny 2010;
100 Best Things About Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Magazine; Best Farmers' Market, City Paper Staff Picks;
sponsored by Slow Food Pittsburgh.
Last of the Strawberries--limited.
New! New potatoes.
English, Snow & Sugar Snap Peas, Garlic Scapes.Squash blossoms, zukes, cukes, radishes.
New! Michigan-trained Paula Keswick's Cherish Creamery.
Paula brings goat milk, drinkable honey/vanilla goat yogurt, feta,
mozzarella and herbed chevre. Eggs, too. Paula has taken over Paradise Farms.
Returning: Harmony Hills grass-fed beef
Ready for this? Jon Cingota has some lactarius deliciosus:
PLUS black trumpets, boletes, green quilts, blushers, and all the usual stuff.
Lettuce, kale, broccoli.Green onions, red onion. Regular onions.
Lotsa plants: Flowering vines and herbs.
Brenckle geraniums, shade flowering plants, more. Healthy!
Check out: Harlan and Thornton's blueberries, eggs, lotsa preserved goodies--bread & butter pickles or asparagus. Lovely granola with local dried fruit, also pickled kraut-stuffed Hungarian peppers--tuck in with pork roast.
SFP Friend Jen Itani cooks molecularly.
Taking over at Paradise Farms, cheese maker Paula Keswick brings goat milk, drinkable honey/vanilla goat yogurt, feta, mozzarella and chèvre. Every week.
BACK NEXT WEEK:
Andrew Stump's Bonne Bouche, Rose Ridge beef, Heilman pork,
Roman chix/eggs, Najat's, Pucker Brush.
Harmony Hills beef, Mediterra Bakehouse, Cherish Creamery, Blue Goose Farm (Scott Farabaugh), Blackberry Meadows. Brenckles perennials, annuals and veggies, Allegheny Mountain Man mushrooms (Jon Cingota), 3 Rivers Clay Works.
STARTING JULY 5
Kevin Jarosinski, chicken.
STILL TIME TO GARDEN:
Organic herb plants, annual flowers.
SFP Pickles Class, Sun, July 20, Fern Hollow Nature Center.
SFP Churchview Farms Dinner , Sat, July 26 -
Send Kate and Tara to Terra Madre.
Teach a Community to Cook Class, July 19, Marty's Mkt
Under the green awnings at historic No. 7 Firehouse & Bar Marco
Pittsburgh's first & largest mostly organic or CNG
(certified naturally grown) Farmers' Market
Bring your own bags--reduce, reuse, recycle
F@F Market is first market in Allegheny County to offer
SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) and debit cards.